Health Benefits of Pomegranate

It is not surprising to know how much health benefit pomegranate has. Of course, when compared to the amount of nutrients other fruits have, pomegranate has less but it has got a lot of antioxidants making you healthy and active. The amount of benefit the fruit has is well documented and most of the doctors and physicians often instruct their patients to have one or more fruits (especially pomegranate) in their diet.

A lot of individuals in the past are known to the experienced and healthy benefit pomegranate has. Even there are some who believe that it is a miracle fruit and has an extensive history as per the Greek mythology. It was famous in the ancient Greece for its juicy taste and exoticism, but the benefit it has is more beyond to the myth. There are various experiments done by researchers and doctors who can prove this point.

Now the answer that you would be seeking out is what pomegranates are. One thing that you need to know is that this fruit has got rich reservoir of folic acid. In addition, it has got tannins, polyphenols, and anthocyanis which have got special properties. Also, the fruit is known to remove all kinds of radicals of the body and prevents the development and rapid progress of cancer. This fruit has been said to have more antioxidants compared to grape juice, green tea, etc.

Plus there are various conditions which this so called exotic fruit can assist in preventing or alleviating like hypertension, osteoarthritis, heart disease and to an extend certain kind of cancer. There are have various researches and studies which proved that this fruit can assist in burning fat and losing a great amount of weight. No wonder, some of the dieticians have termed it as an all-around wonder with regard to weight reduction.

One does not need to be sick or suffering from malady to get the full benefits of the pomegranate to become healthy. Drinking the juice of pomegranate or the fruit itself is the best supplement and it is a natural one too. The pomegranate is rich in various types of nutrients which assist in the proper functioning of the body. Some of the health benefits of the pomegranate are:

  • It helps men in two ways – fights and protects against prostate cancer and assisting in fighting off erectile dysfunction.
  • Helps in the promotion of heart health.
  • Assists in slowing down of the ageing process and provides extensive benefits in maintaining a healthy skin.

In addition, to the above benefits, there are other ones like antiviral or antibacterial benefits, anti-inflammatory features and even the ability to control and prevent diabetes.

Trying for pomegranate juice is a good way to remain healthy and there is no harm in including it in your diet. Every morning you can make fruit juice which is the best way for starting the morning and is something to keep you fit and healthy. Plus it is the best way to start the day for all of your family members.


Saravavan Nadarajan (Vanan)

Vanan, fitness expert and leader at EzFit Singapore, specializes in holistic training—home-based, boot camps, and corporate fitness—with over a decade of industry experience.